As we come close towards the end of 2017 we would like to dedicate this blog to all the tech enthusiasts who are eagerly waiting to know the next huge leap in the realm of TECHNOLOGY. Today, we are going to share the latest mobile game application developmenttrends and advancements to look forward to in the year to come.
Mobile development, at a whole, has seen a great evolution in 2017 with the augment of M-commerce owing to one of the pioneering developments in India – demonetization, wearable devices such as Apple Watch, Android Wear 2.0, FitBit that emerged as a noteworthy gadget to manage, track, collect, analyze and present data in a legible form, Chatbots stepped-up artificial intelligence and Enterprise Mobile Apps switched up the tech game to another level.
The Major Perks of Mobile Game Development
Remember the first and second-generation’s source of fun, ‘cross & circle’ on and physical board games? That was way back (almost two decades) when we did not have mobile phones and gadgets to entertain ourselves BUT NOW we are entering the fourth-generation where gaming is going to boom like never before.
Before, we begin with the latest trends let’s glance through the benefits of Mobile Game Development,
1. Huge Customer Base
Mobiles are a commoner amongst kids, youth and adults and playing games is an ideal way to kill time whether you are on a business trip, waiting for your friend in a cafe or simply fond of a certain genre of games. Building an exciting 2D/3D gaming app with striking graphics is a great way to capture your audience and magnify your money.
2. Great Branding Tool
Developing a mobile gaming app has become a great source for reaching out to people across the world. It attracts gamers to your brand and engages them and if your illustrations, backgrounds and sounds are to the point it is going to have them coming back for more.
3. Additional Money
How can we forget pop-ups? If your user-base is tremendous, your game can be the honey that attracts several BEES (businesses) to get featured on your gaming platform.
The business of gaming, in today’s time, can be termed as one of the most profitable and engaging where users tend to multiply in seconds. One groundbreaking concept turned into a game can lead to endless gains.
Top Game Development Trends of 2018
The year 2K18 is going to be exciting with new technological advancements and concepts rolling in and intensifying our experience of high-performance gaming. Here are TOP Game Development Trends you MUST watch out for…
With the increase of dependency on technology, Internet has become an essential in our day to day lives. With easy availability and inexpensive cost, the number of devices with WiFi competency has increased and smartphones are one of the highest selling gadgets with the inbuilt WiFi feature. This has shaped the perfect framework for IoT.
The Internet of Things popularly known as IoT is a network of devices, gadgets and similar other electronic objects that are connected to the internet to gather and exchange information using embedded sensors.
In a nutshell, it is the link between the data networks and sensors of devices to send information using internet protocols. With this said, Internet of Things gives gamers real-time experience and binds them to the gaming platform. It is the perfect platform for games that involve player tracking system such as verbal cues, facial expressions and marks the level of satisfaction of the player during the game.
Get ready to experience a live view in a direct and indirect environment that allows the gamer to replicate and interact with the real or imaginative world with Augmented Reality (AR). AR is one in its kind that extracts sensory inputs like graphics, audios, videos and GPS. The focal features of Augmented Reality such as 2D and 3D model support, motion detection, game developments for Andriod and iOS, advanced vision and creatives make it one of the top-notch advancements in the field of technology.
Virtual Reality (VR) comes with multi-projected environments where the user can have a 360-degree view (up, down, sideways, behind) and control the entire virtual, physical scene or a combination scene. VR allows you to take a peek into the depth of the sea, top of Mount Everest and the surface of Mars. Two notable examples of this Virtual Reality are Google Cardboard (Android/iOS) and Google Earth.
The popular categories of gaming that have evolved with the inception of AR and VR are action, sports, strategy, role-playing, racing, board games and multiplayer games.
Unity Game Development, just like the name suggests, is an all-inclusive gaming platform built in C# that allows you to create high-quality 2D and 3D games of diverse genres and edit them without the assistance of an expert. Games developed under this multi-platform are easy to use, creative, fast and can be customized with thousands of tools, extensions and plug-ins from the well-equipped Asset Store, a marketplace by Unity.
What makes Unity special is its Multiplatform Solutions Framework (MSF) that removes the complexities of receiving content and storing files on the server. It also supports the integration of games across all social media networks. The other features are Unity Physics (helps in creating real-time simulations), Asset Tracking (fuses scripts, video, audio and game assets) and Unity Engine Rendering (includes a diverse range of graphics file formats).
Want to know more? Visit the Unity Developer Community, a great source of help for game developers irrespective of their level of expertise.
Cross-Platform gaming development works on both iOS and Android where Software Development Kits (SDKs) such as Unreal Development Kit, Corona SDK, Edgelib, Cocos2D-x, Libdx, App Game Kit, PlayCanvas and similar gaming platforms are frameworks that enhance 2D and 3D gaming models.
Some of the major advantages of cross-platform are,
- Launch your application on multiple platforms for a greater market reach
- Cost Effective
- Updates can be run on all platforms via one application
- Identical look and feel across all platforms
The top mobile gaming development applications IoT, AR and VR are set to make your gaming experience faster, better and natural with the perfect blend of graphics, sound and video.
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